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Don Omar Domestic Violence Charges Dropped

 Don Omar performs during the Soberano Awards
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In this April 9, 2013 file photo, Puerto Rico reggaeton singer-rapper Don Omar performs during the Soberano Awards ceremony in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. 

Domestic violence charges have been dropped against Puerto Rico reggaeton star Don Omar.

He was charged in September with two counts of abuse, two counts of threatening a person and gun violations. Police say his 26-year-old girlfriend told investigators he hit her and threatened her with a gun.

Reggaeton Star Don Omar Arrested in Puerto Rico

But the woman declined to attend any court hearings. A posting appeared on her Facebook account saying she did not wish to pursue the case.

In her absence, the judge granted a Monday (Nov. 17) request to dismiss charges. But the judge said prosecutors could submit charges again if she changes her mind.

Don Omar did not speak to reporters as he left court. He won 10 awards at the Billboard Latin Music Awards last year. His real name is William Omar Landron.

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